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The award
MSc

How long you will study
26 months

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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

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About Operational Research at Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde

Operational Research (called "Operations Research" in some parts of the world) has been briefly described as the "scientific analysis of decisions". It's concerned with assisting and advising decision-makers in a wide variety of settings.

The MSc in Operational Research aims to realise the potential of graduates, so that you immediately can play an effective role in providing model-based support to managers helping them to make better decisions at an operational/technical level.

You’ll develop a rigorous academic understanding of advanced analytical methods that are used to provide structured and analytical approaches to decision-making. You’ll also develop practical skills in using operational research models to support decision-makers.

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  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study26 months
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Entry requirements

We accept a number of English language tests as proof of proficiency in English. IELTS is the most widely available.

Our current standard requirements are:

IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no individual band less than 5.5)

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